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Descriptor English: Carbon Footprint
Descriptor Spanish: Huella de Carbono
Descriptor Portuguese: Pegada de Carbono
Descriptor French: Empreinte carbone
Entry term(s): Carbon Footprints
Footprint, Carbon
Footprints, Carbon
Tree number(s): G16.500.275.066
N06.230.063
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D058572
Scope note: A measure of the total greenhouse gas emissions produced by an individual, organization, event, or product. It is measured in units of equivalent kilograms of CARBON DIOXIDE generated in a given time frame.
Allowable Qualifiers: EC economics
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
Previous Indexing: Greenhouse Effect (2007-2010)
Public MeSH Note: 2011
History Note: 2011
Related: Global Warming MeSH
Greenhouse Effect MeSH
DeCS ID: 54351
Unique ID: D058572
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Date Established: 2011/01/01
Date of Entry: 2010/06/25
Carbon Footprint - Preferred
Concept UI M0543294
Scope note A measure of the total greenhouse gas emissions produced by an individual, organization, event, or product. It is measured in units of equivalent kilograms of CARBON DIOXIDE generated in a given time frame.
Preferred term Carbon Footprint
Entry term(s) Carbon Footprints
Footprint, Carbon
Footprints, Carbon



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